Buy War Bonds to support the war! • Debt securities used by the government to finance the war • Yields interest • Controls inflations
Rosie the Riveter • Became an iconic figure for women in the workplace • We Can Do It! Was a rallying cry for women to work outside the home in factories to support the war effort • Became a tagline for the women’s rights movement
Women in the Armed Forces • Women were encouraged to join auxiliary branches of the armed forces • Their jobs were domestic and consisted largely of administrative duties • Most were given equal military pay
WAVES – Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service • What does the name imply?